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STScI Products List by Category


  • ST Grants Management System STScI Grants Management System (ST GMS), developed for administration of Space Telescope grants, is a flexible solution for granting agencies, investigators, and research administrators

Data Analysis

  • Astroconda is a software management system that provides access to the latest HST data analysis software.
  • aXe is designed for the extraction, calibration, simulation, and visualization of spectra from slitless spectroscopic instruments.
  • PyRAF is an environment that combines the power and flexibility of Python with the ability to use IRAF and STSDAS tasks.
  • STSDAS is a software package for analyzing astronomical data.
  • TABLES is an external package in IRAF that provides support for tabular data for STSDAS and other packages.
  • pysynphot is an object-oriented replacement for IRAF STSDAS SYNPHOT synthetic photometry package.

Data Archiving

  • StarView StarView is an astronomical database browser and research analysis tool.

Data Processing

  • OPUS (OSS and PODPS Unified System) OPUS is a fully distributed pipeline processing system for any series of applications. OPUS is fully operational at STScI as well as other major observatories. OPUS and a sample pipeline are available now on CD-ROM.

Planning and Scheduling


  • Astronomer's Proposal Tools The goal of the APT project is to improve the proposal preparation process, in order to provide users with a more intuitive, visual, and interactive experience by means of state of the art technology
  • Percy Percy is an interactive computer program which provides ephemeris and geometrical event information about solar system objects.